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CLEAN... ENERGY

Offshore wind farms from New Jersey to Virginia took a big step closer to reality with the completion of a review that showed the renewable energy source would not cause major environmental damage, officials said today. Wind projects off the coasts of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and New Jersey are being studied. The Mid-Atlantic lease proposal follows the Cape Wind project in Massachusetts that was given the go-ahead in 2010 after 9 years of federal review."No developer should have to wait nine or 10 years," for approval, Salazar said. The response from the developers was "DAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA"

 
 

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Kendall78

"Shhh Tired, I was talking to Greek. ABOUT ME, obsess much?"

Lol...I took the majority of that phrase right from your own sayings you short minded twit..haha.

Posted 72 days ago.

Kendall78

Greek, let's take away the EPA and such from the equation shall we?

The costs of fossil fuels would still go up due to the supply dwindling and demand rising.

It would still cost a lot politically as long as we are held hostage by our own need for fossil fuels from other nations. Not to mention our allies that are also troubled by getting oil and such from places like Russia.

Do you think the whole Ukraine issue would be so big if Europe didn't rely on Russia for energy?

Posted 72 days ago.

thegreek

""""We know the cost of fossil fuels are high, both politically and economically as time goes on""""

That has taken an expensive campaign by the EPA, Greenpeace, Sierra Club and Barry to make it more expensive.. Can you not think of that??

Posted 72 days ago.

Kendall78

But let's look at clean energy since certain people have nothing relevant to add to the topic.

There is nothing wrong with the development of cleaner energy sources and more variety in those sources. Geothermal power is used in Iceland, hydroelectric power is used by many nations and wind generates power in many places as well.

We know the cost of fossil fuels are high, both politically and economically as time goes on, so why not work to create energy from the strengths of a region.

There should be a day where everyone in the US Southwest uses some solar panels on their homes. Wind generated power should be increased in the Appalachia region.

Posted 72 days ago.

Kendall78

Shhh Tired, I was talking to Greek.

Posted 72 days ago.

Kendall78

Greek, do you ever get tired of being Tired's lickspittle?

Part of our issues with people like Tired is that he doesn't provide proof and doesn't accept any proof from others.

Posted 72 days ago.

thegreek

It no use tiredofit. You could show proof the sun is up but they will pull the blinds and say "no it isn't see there it is dark".. Your facts are wrong. (albeit is NOON).

Posted 72 days ago.

Kendall78

Your certainty means absolutely nothing without facts.

Face it Tired, you cannot prove you know more than I do, no more than I can prove that I know more than you.

Posted 75 days ago.

Kendall78

Based on what you have offered, I understand it as well as you do.

Posted 75 days ago.

Kendall78

Our form of capitalist society wouldn't let it really be free anyway.

As time goes on, if we are going to remain capitalistic, we are going to have to find jobs that pay. It doesn't seem quite feasible that green tech is going to have a lot of employee growth like traditional fossil fuel oriented industry does.

Posted 75 days ago.

thegreek

Ive already made my point. No one is gonna invest 1B dollars to harness energy from the sun to give it away to 80000 homes. Those homes are gonna have to pay for it. Hence it is not FREE POWER !!! It is free from the sun but will most definitely be paid for. That is my point !!

Posted 75 days ago.

Ohwiseone

No , whats your point ?

Posted 75 days ago.

thegreek

I will buy that it is free to the group that invested the 1 B but not to the consumers !! They will pay a premium.. Whats your point???

Posted 75 days ago.

Ohwiseone

Wake up greek , all I was saying is as long as the sun shines its free to somebody !

Posted 75 days ago.

thegreek

Crimeny ohnot2wiseone. If someone were to invest money like that with NO RETURN we could all have free power. Someone is willing to lose 1 billion - I SERIOUSLY DOUBT THAT it will be free....

Posted 75 days ago.

Ohwiseone

Once the cost outlay is achieved they generate power that's at no cost to them !If we could get off our arses and get to work on technology like this we all would be better off !

Posted 77 days ago.

thegreek

They gonna spend a billion dollars to give FREE power to 80000 calif homes??? Man you delusional...

Posted 77 days ago.

Ohwiseone

It actually is cheaper ! Its hard to beat free !

Posted 77 days ago.

thegreek

That'll be some cheap power... NOT.

Posted 78 days ago.

BeRight

Company and federal officials have marked the start of construction on a $1 billion solar power generating station in the desert 50 miles south of Las Vegas.

Executives with Arizona-based First Solar Inc. and Florida-based NextEra Energy Resources joined federal Bureau of Land Management chief Neil Kornze at a ceremony Wednesday at the site of the 250-megawatt project, dubbed Silver State South. It is expected to produce enough electricity to power about 80,000 California homes when it is completed in 2016.

Wait till the sun shines Nellie When the clouds go driftin' by We will be so happy, Nellie Don't let me hear you sighin' I can't stand to see you cryin'

Posted 78 days ago.
 
 
 
 

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